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Elliott Malloy Norton

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    6th Michigan Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 6, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, USA
Rushed ahead of his column and captured the flag of the 44th Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.).
Medal of Honor Recipient Elliott M. Norton
Medal of Honor Recipient Elliott M. Norton
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cooper, Kalamazoo County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 3, 1865
  • Born: June 15, 1834, CT, United States
  • Died: January 5, 1899, Carson City, MI, United States
  • Buried: Liberty Street Cemetery, Alamo Township, MI, United States

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